cemetery http://northernpublicradio.org en Grand Detour celebrates history in cemetery http://northernpublicradio.org/post/grand-detour-celebrates-history-cemetery <p>hGrand Detour, Illinois&nbsp;is located near&nbsp;the Rock River, northeast of Dixon. It is the site where John&nbsp;Deere invented the first successful steel plow. It was also home to&nbsp;Myron Strong, a&nbsp;direct descendent of Mayflower passenger Miles Standish.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 13119 at http://northernpublicradio.org Grand Detour celebrates history in cemetery